Heather was wounded in battle. I met her at the Veterans Hospital in La Jolla atop a scenic mountain during my medical school rotation. She was given the diagnosis of Phantom Limb Pain. Since her amputation six years before, she felt rocks crawling up her non-existent leg. She...
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How the brilliant, disturbed Sabina Spielrein influenced Freud and Jung
It is the summer of 1912 in “A Dangerous Method” — a film whose storyline is drawn from real-life events — and Sabina Spielrein (Keira Knightley), a young Russian-Jewish psychoanalyst, is discussing with...
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Video: Michael Shermer scrutinizes the idea of ‘hidden’ messages in the Torah.
It’s just numerology, says Shermer, and serves as a supreme example of pattern-seeking (and finding) behavior of which we humans are so skilled.
While pattern recognition helps us pick out predators...
May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pmJews are not a people suited for the status quo. We have a rebellious gene. We can't stand still.
Look everywhere and you'll see signs of our restlessness.
The Reform movement is debating whether it has gone too far in moving away from halacha (Jewish law). The Conservatives are...
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David Shamouelian believes he has tapped into what he thinks is a sure-fire marketing tool: 4,000 years of Jewish mysticism.
"How do you explain this? You walk into the store and want to buy a blouse for yourself, but you end up buying a dress. Why? Because there is internal energy...
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